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Famous DeWitt Clinton High School Alumni

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List RulesPeople on this list must have gone to DeWitt Clinton High School and be of some renown.

List of famous alumni from DeWitt Clinton High School, with photos when available. Prominent graduates from DeWitt Clinton High School include celebrities, politicians, business people, athletes and more. This list of distinguished DeWitt Clinton High School alumni is loosely ordered by relevance, so the most recognizable celebrities who attended DeWitt Clinton High School are at the top of the list. This directory is not just composed of graduates of this school, as some of the famous people on this list didn't necessarily earn a degree from DeWitt Clinton High School.

You can rank all of these graduates, from Burt Lancaster to Tracy Morgan.

This list answers the questions “Which famous people went to DeWitt Clinton High School?” and “Which celebrities are DeWitt Clinton High School alumni?”
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  • 1
    Tracy Morgan

    Tracy Morgan

    Comedian, Television producer

    Age51

    BirthplaceNew York City, New York, United States of America

    Tracy Jamel Morgan (born November 10, 1968) is an American actor, voice artist, and comedian.... more on Wikipedia

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  • 2
    James Baldwin

    James Baldwin

    Activist, Poet

    AgeDec. at 63 (1924-1987)

    BirthplaceHarlem, New York City, New York

    James Arthur Baldwin (August 2, 1924 – December 1, 1987) was an American novelist, playwright,... more on Wikipedia

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  • 3
    Stan Lee

    Stan Lee

    Comic book creator, Editor

    Age97

    BirthplaceManhattan, New York City, New York, United States of America

    Stan Lee (born Stanley Martin Lieber ; December 28, 1922 – November 12, 2018) was an American... more on Wikipedia

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  • 4
    Ralph Lauren

    Ralph Lauren

    Fashion designer, Businessperson

    Age80

    BirthplaceNew York City, New York, United States of America

    Ralph Lauren, KBE (né Lifshitz; born October 14, 1939) is an American fashion designer,... more on Wikipedia

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  • 5
    Robert Klein

    Robert Klein

    Comedian, Television producer

    Age78

    BirthplaceNew York City, USA, New York

    Robert Klein (born February 8, 1942) is an American stand-up comedian, singer, and actor. He... more on Wikipedia

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  • 6
    Ace Frehley

    Ace Frehley

    Guitarist, Songwriter

    Age69

    BirthplaceNew York City, Area code 917, Contiguous United States, New York, United States of America

    Paul Daniel "Ace" Frehley (; born April 27, 1951) is an American musician and songwriter best... more on Wikipedia

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  • 7
    Burt Lancaster

    Burt Lancaster

    Salesman, Soldier

    AgeDec. at 81 (1913-1994)

    BirthplaceManhattan, New York City, New York, United States of America

    Burton Stephen Lancaster (November 2, 1913 – October 20, 1994) was an American actor and... more on Wikipedia

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  • 8
    Countee Cullen

    Countee Cullen

    Poet, Novelist

    AgeDec. at 43 (1903-1946)

    BirthplaceNew York

    Countee Cullen (born Countee LeRoy Porter; May 30, 1903 – January 9, 1946) was an American... more on Wikipedia
  • 9
    George Cukor

    George Cukor

    Film Director

    AgeDec. at 84 (1899-1983)

    BirthplaceManhattan, New York City, New York, United States of America

    George Dewey Cukor (; July 7, 1899 – January 24, 1983) was an American film director. He... more on Wikipedia

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  • 10
    Bill Graham

    Bill Graham

    Impresario, Businessperson

    AgeDec. at 60 (1931-1991)

    BirthplaceBerlin, Germany

    Bill Graham (born Wulf Wolodia Grajonca; January 8, 1931 – October 25, 1991) was a... more on Wikipedia
  • 11
    Don Adams

    Don Adams

    Television director, Comedian

    AgeDec. at 82 (1923-2005)

    BirthplaceManhattan, New York City, New York, United States of America

    Donald James Yarmy (April 13, 1923 – September 25, 2005), known professionally as Don Adams,... more on Wikipedia

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  • 12
    Neil Simon

    Neil Simon

    Film Producer, Screenwriter

    Age93

    BirthplaceNew York City, New York, United States of America

    Marvin Neil Simon (July 4, 1927 – August 26, 2018) was an American playwright, screenwriter... more on Wikipedia
  • 13
    Martin Balsam

    AgeDec. at 77 (1919-1996)

    BirthplaceNew York City, New York, United States of America

    Martin Henry Balsam (November 4, 1919 – February 13, 1996) was an American character actor. He... more on Wikipedia

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  • 14
    Sherwood Schwartz

    Sherwood Schwartz

    Businessperson, Television producer

    AgeDec. at 95 (1916-2011)

    BirthplacePassaic, New Jersey, United States of America

    Sherwood Charles Schwartz (; November 14, 1916 – July 12, 2011) was an American television... more on Wikipedia
  • 15
    Bernard Herrmann

    Bernard Herrmann

    Conductor, Film Score Composer

    AgeDec. at 64 (1911-1975)

    BirthplaceNew York City, USA, New York

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  • 16
    Gil Scott-Heron

    Gil Scott-Heron

    Film Score Composer, Poet

    AgeDec. at 62 (1949-2011)

    BirthplaceChicago, Illinois, USA

    Gilbert Scott-Heron (April 1, 1949 – May 27, 2011) was an American soul and jazz poet,... more on Wikipedia

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  • 17
    Garry Marshall

    Garry Marshall

    Television director, Television producer

    Age85

    BirthplaceNew York City, New York, United States of America

    Garry Kent Marshall (November 13, 1934 – July 19, 2016) was an American film director, film... more on Wikipedia
  • 18
    Paddy Chayefsky

    Paddy Chayefsky

    Novelist, Film Producer

    AgeDec. at 58 (1923-1981)

    BirthplaceNew York City, New York, United States of America

    Sidney Aaron "Paddy" Chayefsky (January 29, 1923 – August 1, 1981) was an American playwright,... more on Wikipedia
  • 19
    Judd Hirsch

    Age85

    BirthplaceNew York City, New York, United States of America

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  • 20
    Richard Condon

    Richard Condon

    Novelist, Screenwriter

    AgeDec. at 81 (1915-1996)

    BirthplaceNew York City, New York

    Richard Thomas Condon (March 18, 1915 in New York City – April 9, 1996 in Dallas, Texas) was a... more on Wikipedia
  • 21

    Paul Milstein

    Businessperson

    AgeDec. at 88 (1922-2010)

    BirthplaceNew York City, New York

    Paul Milstein (May 12, 1922 – August 9, 2010) was an American real estate developer and... more on Wikipedia
  • 22
    Don Lane

    Don Lane

    Talk show host, Actor

    AgeDied at 76 (1933-2009)

    BirthplaceNew York City, New York, USA

    Don Lane (born Morton Donald Isaacson, 13 November 1933 – 22 October 2009) was an... more on Wikipedia
  • 23
    Will Eisner

    Will Eisner

    Novelist, Cartoonist

    AgeDec. at 88 (1917-2005)

    BirthplaceNew York City, New York, United States of America

    William Erwin Eisner (March 6, 1917 – January 3, 2005) was an American cartoonist, writer, and... more on Wikipedia
  • 24
    Charles B. Rangel

    Charles B. Rangel

    Politician, Attorney at law

    Age90

    BirthplaceNew York City, Manhattan, Area code 917, Contiguous United States, New York

    Charles Bernard Rangel (; born June 11, 1930) is an American politician who was a U.S.... more on Wikipedia
  • 25
    Bob Kane

    Bob Kane

    Penciller, Screenwriter

    AgeDec. at 83 (1915-1998)

    BirthplaceNew York City, New York, United States of America

    Robert Kane (born Robert Kahn ; October 24, 1915 – November 3, 1998) was an American comic... more on Wikipedia

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